- Published: Monday, July 18, 2016 09:43 AM
CHAMPAIGN - The Senate’s Committee on Agriculture will be seeing a new face in leadership. An announcement from Agriculture Committee Chairman Bill Cunningham appoints State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) as Vice-Chairperson of Agriculture.
“Senator Bennett has continued to show a passion for promoting agriculture throughout his community and the state,” Cunningham said. “He understands the important role agriculture plays in our state’s economy and will be an asset to the committee as vice chairman.”
Bennett has been serving on the committee for the last two years. He is excited for an opportunity to steer and promote agriculture policies in the senate.